We are so excited to be headed to Washington, D.C. on February 21th for the 39th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience®!
The Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience® focuses on supporting student learning, development, and success in the first college year. In addition to the numerous conference sessions that happen throughout the weekend, Penguin Random House will be hosting a series of author events to allow participants to hear from some of our best speakers for college audiences.
Below is a listing of the events we are hosting that feature our speakers. Please contact us if you would like more information on any of the events. Can’t make it to Washington, D.C.? Not to fear! Be sure to follow our Twitter and Facebook pages for updates and check back here after the conference for a comprehensive blog post on our time at the conference.
Penguin Random House Events at the 39th Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience®
Friday, February 21th
8:00pm – 9:30pm
Featuring Susan Fowler (Whistleblower), Ibram X. Kendi (How to be An Antiracist), Kwame Onwuachi (Notes from a Young Black Chef), Adib Khorram (Darius the Great is Not Okay)
Saturday, February 22th
12:15pm – 1:45pm
Featuring Jennifer L. Eberhardt (Biased), Diane Shader Smith (Salt in My Soul), Nic Stone (Dear Martin), John Urschel (Mind and Matter)
Saturday, February 22nd
Saturday Cocktails and Conversation
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Featuring Bina Venkataraman (The Optimist’s Telescope), David Wallace-Wells (The Uninhabitable Earth)
Sunday, February 23rd
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Featuring Carolyn A Forche (What You Have Heard is True), Brandon Hobson (Where the Dead Sit Talking), Chris Wilson (The Master Plan), Bren Smith (Eat Like a Fish)